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From old newspapers to ecobags

UNFAZED by the crowd around her, Julieta Abapo wove the newspaper strips into a wooden molder, her fingers pressing the corners for a smooth, clean finish.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Special Report on Storm ‘Ondoy’: Marikina remembers ‘end of the world’

MARIKINA residents often describe the day Tropical Storm “Ondoy” (international name: “Ketsana”) battered their city seven years ago, as if it were “the end of the world.”

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Be open, surprise readers’

A GOOD design will help sell a newspaper, but great storytelling will help ensure the loyalty of readers to the brand.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Caught on video: Coron farmer leader killed

A security guard armed with a shotgun killed a peasant leader in a rice field in Coron, a popular resort town in the tourist famous Busuanga island group in Palawan province.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Show up or shut up, House prober tells De Lima

The chair of the House committee investigating Sen. Leila de Lima’s alleged ties to drug lords at New Bilibid Prison (NBP) has challenged the former justice secretary to appear at the next hearing to defend herself.

Posted: September 25th, 2016 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

OPINION

‘Next-wave cities’

THINGS ARE looking up for the local business process outsourcing (BPO) industry.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘A howling wilderness’and human rights

IT WAS a sunny Sunday morning on Sept. 28, 1901. The town of Balangiga in what is now Eastern Samar was occupied by a company of US Army troopers from the 9th Infantry Regiment commanded by Capt.Thomas W. Connell, a West Pointer. They were just beginning to head for breakfast after the bugler had sounded mess call. (A few weeks earlier, President William McKinley had been shot by Leon Czolgosz during a visit to the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. His vice president, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, would become the youngest president in US history.) A Mass had been scheduled to commemorate the assassination of the president.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The public trials of Duterte and De Lima

THE NATION has been riveted by two public trials in the past two weeks involving the President of the Republic and a senator of the realm.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Is the Mocha Uson Blog evil?

“IS A Mocha Uson Facebook post more powerful than an Inquirer editorial?” I provocatively asked columnists and editors at my birthday dinner.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A history lesson

There is no time to lose,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said in reference to the urgent task of educating Filipino schoolchildren on the horrors of martial law and the necessity of defending democracy and upholding human rights.

Posted: September 25th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

BUSINESS

MVP group eyes P74.6-B Naia PPP project

Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is keen on participating in a massive public private partnership (PPP) contract to modernize Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the “crown jewel” of Philippine airports.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Holy cow! Dairy venture turns 8

When a group of senior citizens went into the dairy industry eight years ago, making a profit was the last thing on their minds.

Posted: September 25th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

PH power women flex CEO muscle

Work-life balance is a myth.

Posted: September 25th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Sweetened beverages face P10/liter tax

All sugar-sweetened drinks would be slapped a P10-a-liter excise tax once the Department of Finance (DOF) convinces Congress to pass its tax reform program.

Posted: September 24th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

BSP to Duterte-spooked investors: Economy more fun in the country

Despite external volatilities as well as sociopolitical risks on the domestic front, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando M. Tetangco Jr. urged investors not to waver and trust the country’s strong economy.

Posted: September 24th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

SPORTS

Cone wary of Fajardo, Beermen as series begins

WHEN Tim Cone talks, people listen. And believe him, too. Cone had declared a few days ago that the Beermen are “the team to beat.” So, for all intents and purposes, this half of the Final Four series of the PBA Governors’ Cup pitting his Barangay Ginebra crew against San Miguel Beer will ultimately crown […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Tamaraws, Bulldogs log No. 3

WHAT looked like a quiet campaign has become more of a struggle for defending champion Far Eastern University. “We expected an up-and-down season for us,” said FEU coach Nash Racela after the Tamaraws escaped University of the Philippines by just a bucket, 51-49, yesterday in the UAAP men’s basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “In […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Varsity Sports,UAAP,Varsity Basketball,Varsity Sports | Read More »

Meralco-Mahindra for No. 4; RoS-Phoenix for survival

CHRIS Gavina has been earning raves with the job he has been doing with the Mahindra Enforcers in the PBA Governors’ Cup.

Posted: September 21st, 2016 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Ahanmisi, Adamson eye upset of NU

OUT TO prove his doubters wrong, Adamson’s Jerrick Ahanmisi has been taking the floor a lot more confident these days.

Posted: September 21st, 2016 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Chiefs, Lions nail F4 bonus

IT MAY look effortless at times, the way Arellano guard Jiovani Jalalon wreaks havoc on opposing defenses. Add a streak-shooting Donald Gumaru to the mix and the Chiefs look even more unstoppable.

Posted: September 21st, 2016 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

LIFESTYLE

ManilArt 2016–chief barometer of vibrancy of Philippine visual arts

NOW on its eighth year, ManilArt has arguably become the leading barometer of the growth and vibrancy of Philippine visual arts in the region. When local art gallery owners came together to establish in 2009 with some assistance from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), it was to give the Philippines its own international […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Arts and Books,Arts and Culture,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rare treat–3 beloved ballets in 1 spectacular production

BALLET Manila (BM) will stage excerpts from three of the world’s most beloved ballets in one production via “The Swan, The Fairy and The Princess.” The show brings to the fore the company’s celebrated mastery of classical technique in a unique program set to the timeless music of Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The production […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Arts and Books,Arts and Culture,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

F. Sionil José goes on a nostalgic trip

WHAT is interesting and even unique about “Selected Stories” by F. Sionil José (University of the Philippines Press, 2016), the latest collection by National Artist F. Sionil José, is that each story, previously published, is prefaced by a personal anecdote, with the author explaining how the story took shape in his imagination and personal experience. […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Arts and Books,Arts and Culture,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

The little shop of honors

THAT little bookstore on Padre Faura Street in Ermita, Manila, owned by National Artist for Literature Francisco Sionil José and opened in June 1965, just turned 51 years old, making it a presumed cultural-heritage property. Republic Act No. 10066 (or the 2009 National Cultural Heritage Act), created in response to the demolition of the Manila […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Arts and Books,Arts and Culture,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Spotlight on Tessie Duldulao and Roger San Miguel

THE HISTORY of contemporary Philippine art is littered with names of artists who have not received their due recognition during their time for reasons. However, it is ultimately the passage of time that gives the essential perspective necessary to objectively assess their place in Philippine art history. That, and the providential support of an ardent […]

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Arts and Books,Arts and Culture,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Pamilya Ordinaryo’ goes to Chicago, London

A Filipino indie film is headed to the oldest fest in North America and one of the newest cinema events in Europe in October.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Lotlot and friends go to Bollywood

Lotlot de Leon had to buy new luggage for a trip abroad, her first time to attend an international film festival.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Miguel Tanfelix has no interest in unhealthy vices

Miguel Tanfelix, who turned 18 last Sept. 21, said he will strive to live his life responsibly, especially now that he’s legally an adult and is currently representing a program for the youth.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Instructive hits and misses at the box office

This month’s movie box-office grosses teach both industry people and viewers a thing or 10 about how this season’s film fortunes are panning out—and why.

Posted: September 26th, 2016 in Columnists,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Janine Gutierrez: Challenges shape a person’s character

For Janine Gutierrez, the decision of her boyfriend Elmo Magalona to transfer to a rival channel is “a learning experience on independence.”

Posted: September 25th, 2016 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Latest Entertainment Stories | Read More »

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